Cal NORML’s 2022 Accomplishments and Plans for 2023

  TAKE THE 2023 CAL NORML SURVEY. WE WANT TO HEAR FROM OUR SUPPORTERS ABOUT YOUR PRIORITIES FOR NEXT YEAR. PLEASE SUPPORT CAL NORML IN 2023 Now is the time to build on the progress we made in 2022! Please support Cal NORML with a membership donation. Click Here to Donate or see our Cal NORML store and purchase merchandise. …

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CA Voters Pass Local Cannabis Measures, Reject Others

UPDATE 11/21: Baldwin Park’s measure CB is now ahead by 273 votes. 11/17: Baldwin Park’s measure has pulled ahead by 16 votes. We will continue to update as results are finalized. Thirty-seven local ballot measures in 31 California cities or counties addressing cannabis licensing and/or taxation appeared on November 8, 2022 ballots (or the 10/19 …

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Election Results – Cannabis Candidates and Measures: November 2022

  Read about more races at NORML’s Smoke the Vote Guide • Statewide Offices • Key Congressional Races • Key State Senate Races • Key Assembly Races • Local Races • Local Measures STATEWIDE OFFICES Gavin Newsom for Governor – winning with 57.9% of the vote Newsom signed all the major cannabis reform bills that came …

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Biden Announces He Will Pardon Marijuana Possession Offenses, Orders Review of Scheduling Status

President Joe Biden announced he intends to pardon anyone with a federal conviction for marijuana possession, directing AG Garland to develop a procedure for clearing the records of an estimated 6500 Americans carrying past convictions. While the move will not release anyone currently in prison for federal marijuana sales or cultivation convictions, it will help …

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Cal NORML 50th Anniversary Specials for Businesses

Celebrate Cal NORML’s 50th Anniversary with These Specials: Cal NORML is celebrating our 50th anniversary in 2022. We have been successfully advocating for the rights of cannabis consumers in California since we were founded in 1972. To celebrate, we’re offering business membership specials. Help us keep up the momentum with our essential legislative campaigns like …

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Gov. Newsom Signs Bill to Protect Employment Rights of Cannabis Consumers, Other Reform Measures

SACRAMENTO, September 18 – Governor Gavin Newsom today announced that he has signed several measures to strengthen California’s cannabis laws, expand the legal cannabis market and redress the harms of cannabis prohibition. Among the bills signed were AB 2188 by Assemblymember Bill Quirk (D-Hayward), a Cal NORML-sponsored bill that protects Californians from employment discrimination based on their use …

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Gov. Newsom Signs Bills to Protect Medical Marijuana Patients, Considers Others

UPDATED 9/6/2022 Gov. Newsom has signed a bill (AB 1954 – Quirk) to protect the right of patients to medical treatment if they use marijuana, and the right of physicians and clinics to treat them. The bill was sponsored by Cal NORML and co-sponsored by Americans for Safe Access. “Many physicians are under the mistaken …

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California Passes Bill to Protect Rights of Workers Who Use Cannabis Off the Job

Please donate to Cal NORML to support our advocacy work, or join as a regular or business member: Cal NORML regular membership Business Membership with Free Listing $25.00 – $100.00 / year SPECIAL: $45/month – $450/year UPDATE 9/18/22 – Gov. Newsom Signs Bill to Protect Employment Rights of Cannabis Consumers, Other Reform Measures 9/1/22 – The …

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